We had the good fortune of connecting with Natalie Arribeno and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Natalie, how has your perspective on work-life balance evolved over time?
I strongly believe that work life balance is extremely essential to everyones life. ( regardless if you are an entrepreneur or not). In my case i understand that the the more successful I become the more self care and balance is necessary for me to continue the success of my brand. Success is the reflection of your self and can only be obtained by balancing hard work and play. My self care “balance” has evolved along with myself. There has been a need of a lot of inner work, such as knowing what makes me smile, what grounds me and what can I really handle and where do I need to set boundaries. The more I check in with myself the more I am able to give more to Nubia Natalie and myself.

Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Nubia Natalie is a mission-driven activewear brand that focuses on quality over quantity. We approach fashion in an ethical and transparent way which considers both people and the planet. In collaboration with artisans across the globe, we handpick designs that celebrate cultural diversity, and share the artisan’s story.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
We would go to Santa Barbara. Walk by the beach eat on state street and drink some wine.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My success goes without saying is a reflection of my parents upbringing. I have taken in all the lessons I have learned from my physical and emotional body and expressed it in Nubia Natalie. Each step got me closer and was necessary part of the journey. In todays world I believe we need more artists with uplifting messages. Nubia Natalie story continues to evolve every single day but the foundation was lead by my parents.

Website: www.nubianatalie.co
Instagram: nubianatalie
Linkedin: Nubia Natalie

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